OR SB479 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-05 - Public Hearing held.
Pending: Senate Workforce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires public employers to adopt policies to prevent workplace harassment. Requires public employers to establish policies and procedures for addressing reports of workplace harassment. Requires employer to follow up with victim of reported harassment to determine whether harassment has stopped or if victim has experienced retaliation. Prohibits use of public funds to pay for person's silence or inaction related to allegation or investigation of workplace harassment.

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Relating to workplace harassment.



2019-03-05SenatePublic Hearing held.
2019-01-24SenatePublic Hearing held.
2019-01-16SenateReferred to Workforce.
2019-01-14SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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